St John the Baptist, Little St John Street
St John the Baptist, Little St John Street, Vicars Lane, Chester CH1 1QX View on map
Built c1075 as a Cathedral on the site of a Saxon minster and principal place of pilgrimage. Became a parish church after the Reformation. Choir and transepts ruined but Norman arcading and crossing remain with early English triforium and clerestory. Victorian stained glass by Edward Frampton and Clayton & Bell.
We aim to be open everyday except Christmas Day between 10am-3.30pm Winter, 10am-4pm Summer
- Open on Heritage Open Day
In the centre of Chester between Roman Amphitheatre and Grosvenor Park. Rail: Chester (¾ mile). Bus: City Centre buses stop outside.
NCP Car park in Pepper Street
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes